This weekend, the Underground Music Showcase hordes that populated South Broadway were offered respite from the crowds and blazing heat in the form of several intimate backyard showcases--namely, a backyard party put on by the members of Tennis.
Just a block off of Broadway, in a nondescript Baker-neighborhood house lived in by Tennis' sometimes drummer-sometimes bass player Patrick Meese and his wife, we saw a very different side of UMS.
Artists present: The Shilohs, Prism Wave, Tennis, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Tim Cohen's Magic Trick.
Kenny Chesney's "No Shoes Nation" tour stopped in Denver on Saturday, July 20, 2013 for a show at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The country star brought along the Eli Young Band, Eric Church and Kacey Musgraves. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.
Presenting a beer garden along Cherry Creek & Wynkoop Street, Craft Urbanism extended the Biennial of the Americas' Draft Urbanism exhibit on Saturday, July 20, 2013, to showcase craft beer from four local breweries and food from Mikes 2 Kitchen. The event invited participants to experience the...
Global Dance Festival again took over Red Rocks this weekend. Here are the people we spotted on Saturday, July 20, 2013.
Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
- People of Global Dance Festival 2012
- The eleventh annual Global Dance Festival is in touch with the underground
The Biennial of the Americas continued Friday, July 19, with "Denver Night." The event at Civic Center park featured the work of artist Nick Cave as well as music from the Denver Symphony Orchestra and an acoustic set from Isaac Slade & Joe King of the Fray. Jim Wills brings back the images for...
Pro-gun advocates, including members of the NRA and the Rocky Mountain Gun Owners club, held a rally on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Cherry Creek State Park, near where a memorial ceremony was being held for the victims of Aurora movie theater tragedy and gun violence. James Holmes used automatic...
The Denver Cruisers "Tourists Ride" rolled through downtown on Thursday, July 17, 2013. Photos by Kyle Huninghake for Westword.
- Denver Cruisers: Thrift Store Fashion Show
- Denver Cruisers: Bible Belt and Panties
- Denver Cruisers' Glow Ride
The 2013 Westword Music Awards went down on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Bluebird Theater. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
- Westword Music Showcase 2013 winners
- The complete Westword Music Showcase section.
In this week's food review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Mali Thai Cuisine to give her take on the restaurant's cultural fare. For more information, read our full review of Mali Thai Cuisine.
- Photos: Mali Thai Cuisine opens in south Denver (December 2012)
Over the weekend, the 710 Cannabis Cup came to denver with a "celebration of cannabis concentration," in the event's own words. Westword photographer Ken Hamblin stopped by on the pot party's opening night, July 12, 2013, to capture these scenes.